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  • Endorsements: McHenry County Board District 1: Yvonne Barnes and Kerri Barber

    Four candidates are running to fill two seats for District 1 on the McHenry County Board.Yvonne Barn ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Presidential campaign's hidden messages are troublesome

    My two oldest daughters have become interested in the presidential race, and so the whole family sat down to watch Sunday’s debate on TV.
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 1:17 am
  • Candidates look to succeed Mike Tryon in the 66th Illinois House District

    Republican candidate Allen Skillicorn and Democratic candidate Nancy Zettler are running to succeed Rep. Michael Tryon as representative for the 66th ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Giving up on Donald Trump? Paul Ryan focusing on saving GOP majority

    WASHINGTON – The nation's most powerful Republican told his party Monday he now is focusing on ensuring Hillary Clinton doesn't get a blank check as p ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 12:40 pm
  • AP FACT CHECK: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and their debate claims

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump mischaracterized the record on Hillary Clinton's defense of her husband and her own treatment of women when he brought up Bi ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 8:42 am
  • Donald Trump has a long history of offensive comments about women

    The footage of Donald Trump in which he brags about aggressively groping women and trying to seduce a woman who is not his wife is the latest example ...
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 7:27 am
  • Endorsement: McHenry County Board Chairman: Jack Franks

    In 2014, voters passed a referendum to change the way the McHenry County Board chairman is elected.U ...
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Congressional candidate Amanda Howland to host voter meeting

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Democratic 6th Congressional District candidate Amanda Howland will be in town Tuesday to meet with constituents.
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Leaked campaign emails show 'moderate' side of Hillary Clinton

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Hillary Clinton took nearly every precaution to ensure voters would never know what she told investment bankers, lobbyists and co ...
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • Illinois will have same-day voter registration this election

    SPRINGFIELD – Same-day voter registration will be allowed in Illinois in the general election because an appeals court ruled Friday that a challenge t ...
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 12:39 am
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